Patronage Request Form
Guidelines for granting vice-regal patronage are governed by the instructions adopted by the Department of Canadian Heritage for Lieutenant Governors across the country. The Lieutenant Governor's patronage cannot be associated in direct connection with fundraising campaigns or fundraising events.
Organizations who wish to request the continued support from the incoming Lieutenant Governor must re-apply.
The Lieutenant Governor does not normally accept new honorary patronages requests during the final year of their term in office.
a) The organization must normally be one that is provincial or regional in scope;
b) It should have been existence for at least (5) years (exceptions may be made);
c) It must have active programs;
d) It must have programs which are of direct benefit to the community at large;
e) It must be solvent;
f) Agree not to use the Lieutenant Governor’s patronage in direct connection with fundraising campaigns or events;
g) Organization must be a non - profit.
Term of Patronage
Honorary patronage is only granted by the current Lieutenant Governor. All patronages expire with the term of the Lieutenant Governor.
Organizations must re - apply to seek the patronage of a new Lieutenant Governor.